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How to add family members to your Apple Music subscription

A Family subscription is a great way to save money on Apple Music. Here’s how you can add family members to your Apple Music without getting a headache.
November 26, 2021
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What is hi-res audio, and how can you experience it right now?

Hi-res audio has gone from an audiophile novelty to a mainstream attraction, but there's still a bit of a learning curve to master before you can enjoy it.
November 18, 2021
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How much is Apple Music, and how can you get it for free?

How much does Apple Music actually cost, and how does it compare to the competition down to the bang for your buck? Here are all the details you should know.
October 21, 2021
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How much is Spotify Premium, and how can you get it at a discount?

Whether it's by signing up as a student, splitting a family plan, or leveraging limited-time deals, there are several ways to get Spotify Premium at a discount.
September 30, 2021
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Apple Music vs. Spotify

Spotify has long been the champ of music streaming, but Apple Music is hot on its heels. Who's winning the ongoing battle between these two streaming kings?
May 19, 2021

The best hi-res audio and music download sites

Music connoisseurs relish HD and hi-res audio, but scouring the web for the best streaming and downloading sites can be a pain. Luckily, we've done it for you.
May 18, 2021
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The best free music download sites that are totally legal

Even in the streaming era, it can be tough to find free music without breaking the law. Here, we've highlighted a few places where you can pick up free tunes.
February 8, 2021
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Spotify vs. Pandora

Spotify vs. Pandora -- which music streaming platform is best for you? From visual interface to music discovery features, we'll help you weigh these two giants.
February 7, 2021

How to download songs from Spotify

So you want to download a song from Spotify? We’ll show you how to do it. Be warned, though: You will need a Spotify Premium subscription to do so.
February 6, 2021
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What is Tidal? The hi-fi streaming music service fully explained

In search of the highest-quality streaming music available? Check out Tidal. It has a huge music catalog and higher-quality audio than many others can claim.
February 4, 2021

How to share a Spotify playlist

Playlists are Spotify's backbone. Here's how to share your favorite lists with friends so everyone can enjoy.
February 4, 2021
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How to make a collaborative playlist in Spotify

A new feature from Spotify allows you to create, share, and edit Collaborative Playlists with friends -- no premium subscription needed. Here's how.
February 4, 2021
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The best free music players for Windows PCs

Need a way to organize and play your local tracks? We've rounded up and reviewed the best free media players.
February 4, 2021
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The best free music-making software

Our list of the best free music-making software has options for musicians, DJs, beginners, and experts alike.
February 4, 2021
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The best internet radio stations

Internet radio stations offer exclusive premieres, masterful mixes, and organic discussion. Here are the best internet radio stations from around the globe.
January 27, 2021

The best music streaming services

Finding it hard to decide which music streaming service is best? From music discovery to quality, we've selected the most popular services available today.
January 27, 2021

The best movie soundtracks of all time

Whether you love beautiful original scores or you're a fan of perfectly compiled popular music, here's a list of the most musically inspired films of all time.
December 31, 2020
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How to change your Spotify username

Spotify is a very popular way to find and share audio content, but they don't make changing your username very straightforward. We'll show you how to alter it.
December 17, 2020
How to change your Spotify username

How to use Spotify

Whatever your taste in music, playlists, and podcasts, it's likely that Spotify has something you'll love. Learn how to use Spotify on your computer or phone.
December 16, 2020

The best online concerts to watch in August

There's no shortage of impressive daily musical lineups
August 6, 2020
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Need to cut some expenses? Here’s how to cancel Spotify Premium

Spotify Premium is a great service, but if you ever need to cancel your subscription, it's easy. Here's how.
May 8, 2020
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How to make a playlist in Spotify

Rock out to your favorite songs and create custom collections of tracks on whatever device you use to listen.
March 27, 2020
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How to play FLAC files on all of your iOS devices for the best lossless sound

Whether for lossless CD-quality or for hi-res audio, FLAC files are ideal. But what if you’re an iOS user? Here's what you need to know about FLAC files, and how to use them on Apple devices.
November 14, 2019
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The best new music this week: Sturgill Simpson, Tegan and Sarah, and more

Looking for the best new music? Each week, we scour the internet to find the most compelling new releases just for you. This week: Sturgill Simpson, Tegan and Sarah, and more.
September 28, 2019
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How to upload music to Spotify

Ever wondered if you can add your private music collection to your Spotify account, so you can listen to it on-the-go? It's possible, using a feature called Local Files. Here's how it works.
August 23, 2019
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How to cancel Pandora Premium

Figuring out how to cancel Pandora Premium can be confusing, because how you cancel it all depends on how you signed up in the first place. Once you remember where you got it, canceling your account is easy.
June 8, 2019
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What is YouTube’s subscription streaming service, YouTube Premium?

Thanks to Google, YouTube Red is now YouTube Premium. We explain what exactly a YouTube Premium subscription gets you, how much it costs, and break down if it's a good choice for you.
April 19, 2019
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The most valuable vinyl records on Earth, from The Beatles to The Sex Pistols

From rare Beatles originals to one-off test pressings, these are some of the most expensive vinyl records on Earth — the kind of discs that make plaid-clad record collectors and average listeners alike green with envy. Or sticker shock, at the very least.
April 10, 2019
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How to clean your records to keep them looking good and sounding sweet

Vinyl records are back in a big way, but the sound quality can suffer if you don't keep your collection clean. Check out our tips for keeping your vinyl and stylus immaculate, so you can hear every note of your favorite analog tunes.
April 10, 2019
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The 25 best love songs you can stream on Spotify

Valentine's Day comes but once a year, but love is forever. If you're hoping to impress your significant other -- or if you're trying to procure one -- we put together a list of the best love songs for your wooing pleasure.
February 11, 2019
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The best songs about money

There may not be as many songs about money as there are songs about love, but it's a close second. If you're looking for a skrilla-inspired playlist, check out our picks for the best songs about money.
January 29, 2019
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Jam out in hi-fi style with the 25 best playlists on Spotify

Music is the world's most potent drug, and the best playlists on Spotify will make you catch feelings.
January 18, 2019
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The best albums of 2018

We've spent the year listening to new albums, digging deep, and culling our master list into 50 favorites. From blockbuster releases to hidden gems, these are the best albums of 2018.
December 12, 2018
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From Paul McCartney to Mariah Carey, this is the best holiday music

Whether you're a fan of classic jazz standards or modern R&B masterpieces, there's something for everyone on our playlist of the best holiday music. Pour some eggnog and curl up by the fire, this one is sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
December 7, 2018
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From Aretha Franklin to Johnny Cash, here are the best cover songs of all time

Did you know that Aretha Franklin didn't write Respect? Or that Led Zeppelin didn't write Dazed and Confused? Check out those and more on our playlist of the best cover songs of all time.
October 23, 2018
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Ditch the milk crates. Store your vinyl properly in this elegant DIY stand

In this installment of Weekend Workshop, we show you how to build a classy record stand that makes milk crates look downright barbaric. Better yet, it doesn't require any glue, screws, or even very many tools to build!
May 26, 2018
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Apple Music: How to cancel your subscription

Whether you're trying to save money or are moving to a different music streaming provider, sometimes it makes sense to cancel your Apple Music subscription. Here's how to cancel the service on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
May 14, 2018
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The best songs from Apple commercials

Apple has always been known for having great taste in music. Here, we've rounded up our favorite songs featured in Apple commercials, from Feist to Daft Punk to the Black Eyed Peas.
January 22, 2018
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The best music festivals in America you can’t afford to miss

Eminem will perform at the most U.S. music festivals of his career, Beyonce will headline Coachella for the first time, and hundreds of artists are set to grace the stages at the best music festivals in America in 2018.
January 17, 2018
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The best songs about friendship

From Biz Markie to Bette Midler, friendship is a theme that spans all eras and all genres of music. Check out our article and accompanying Spotify playlist of the best songs about friendship with someone close to you.
December 22, 2017
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Best new songs to stream: Benjamin Booker, King Krule, Ty Segall, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: Benjamin Booker, King Krule, Ty Segall, Phoebe Bridgers, and Twin Peaks.
December 10, 2017
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Best new songs to stream: Moses Sumney, Ty Segall, Sufjan Stevens, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: Moses Sumney, Ty Segall, Sufjan Stevens, Day Wave, and Mikko Joensuu.
December 3, 2017
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The 50 best albums of 2017

From powerful returns from the world's most acclaimed artists, to premiere releases from fresh-faced newcomers, our list of the 50 best albums of 2017 offers a smorgasbord of excellent new music to explore.
December 3, 2017
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Best new songs to stream: U2 with Kendrick Lamar, Jim James, and more.

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: U2 with Kendrick Lamar, Jim James, Gorillaz, Pinegrove, and Ought.
November 5, 2017
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Best new songs to stream: Porches, Alvvays, Feist, Grizzly Bear, and Goon

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: Porches, Alvvays (live), Feist, Grizzly Bear (live), and Goon.
October 29, 2017
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Getting the ghouls together? Checkout our epic Halloween Spotify playlist

In search of spooky music for costumed creeps? We've rounded up the 30 best Halloween songs on Spotify, ranging from classic oldies to modern hip-hop hits, to guide you into the most monstrous weekend of the year.
October 29, 2017
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Best new songs to stream: Big K.R.I.T., MGMT, Curls, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: Big K.R.I.T., MGMT, Curls (Christopher Owens), Hundred Waters, and Kan Wakan.
October 22, 2017
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Best new songs to stream: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sufjan Stevens, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sufjan Stevens, Landlady, Lo Tom, and more.
October 15, 2017
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Best new songs to stream: Haim, Spoon, Sharon Van Etten, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: Haim, Spoon, DMA's, The Rural Alberta Advantage, and Sharon Van Etten.
October 8, 2017
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From Dylan to Eddie Vedder, these are the best Tom Petty collaborations

The best Tom Petty collaborations showcase the rock legend's role as one of the most important partners in the history of the genre, ranging from stellar studio partnerships to gorgeous live takes.
October 3, 2017
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